Major General Israel Bush Richardson, 2nd Michigan Infantry Regiment and U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform with sword

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Major General Israel Bush Richardson, 2nd Michigan Infantry Regiment and U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform with sword

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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1861-1862

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A full-body portrait photograph of Union Major General Israel Bush Richardson in uniform

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Full-body portrait photograph of General in uniform

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Library of Congress

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Major General Israel Bush Richardson "Fighting Dick"
(1815 - 1862)
Home State: Vermont
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1841;Class Rank: 38/58
Command Billet: Commanding Division
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Division, II Corps
On the Campaign-Commanded the First Division of the Federal II Corps at South Mountain and in the assault on the Sunken Road ("Bloody Lane" with French's 3rd Division). He was wounded by Confederate artillery after personally leading one of the brigades of his Division.

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